Managing invoices and job sheets can be a problem if staff don’t have the time to check in with the office and return paperwork.
An ‘appy workplace is productive
First cab off the rank for Storm Electrical was Office 365 which brought staff onto the same level, using the same technology and able to keep in touch on the go. So long as they have an internet connection, staff members can sign in and send messages to one another, share documents and report in to business managers.
Next was GeoOp™, letting Phill manage his mobile workforce, moving job assignment into one central location in the cloud. Staff members who work with connected tablets are able to choose new jobs based on location and get directions to keep them on track. GeoOp also helps track parts and invoices, meaning staff can get all of their decision-making done on site, making sure work keeps flowing.
Finally, Xero, an app that is purpose-built to handle business accounting and help businesses streamline their payments and invoices. This enabled the business to reduce the number of papers needed to keep the business running, cutting down the hours that Phill and his wife needed to spend in the office.
The combined result is that staff at Storm Electrical are able to keep on top of their workload, reduce double-handling and errors in paperwork and keep the business running smoothly.